2015-2016 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: A. Durham (30.88)
RPG: A. Durham (15.25)
APG: J. Alapag (6.14)
SPG: C. Newsome (1.75)
BPG: A. Durham (1.50)

August 31, 2016 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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Urged by mentor Alapag, Amer delivers for Meralco

August 26, 2016

Baser Amer. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMeralco rookie Baser Amer missed his first six shots, but his early struggles didn’t keep him from stepping up when it mattered most.

It also helps that he has one of greatest PBA point guards in Jimmy Alapag as his mentor.

“Before kasi ng game nalaman namin na hindi maglalaro si Jimmy, so kami ni Anjo, sinabihan niya kami na mag-step up at mag-double effort,” said Amer after helping the Bolts beat the NLEX Road Warriors, 101-95, on Wednesday.

“Tapos nung hindi ako maka-shoot nung una, sinabi lang niya sakin just keep on shooting so naging ready lang din ako,” he added....

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Meralco racks 5th win, nears quarterfinal berth

August 25, 2016

 Meralco's Chris Newsome tries to get past NLEX's defense. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA -- Meralco closes in on a quarterfinals berth following a 101-95 beating of sister team NLEX in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday.

Allen Durham led the Bolts in scoring with 31 points to go with 17 rebounds, but it was Amer Baser who came up with the biggest plays in the last two minutes of the match.

The former San Beda College Red Lion fired all of his seven points in that stretch to help Meralco maintain its lead against a surging NLEX....

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NLEX seeks to extend win streak vs Meralco

August 24, 2016

Sean Anthony. PBA Media BureauThe NLEX Road Warriors try to notch their third straight win at the expense of the Meralco Bolts in PBA Governors’ Cup action Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

NLEX and Meralco tussle at 4:15 p.m. before the main game between the San Miguel Beermen and the Alaska Aces at 7 p.m. Both games will be aired live on TV5.

After a two-game winning streak, the Road Warriors (3-3) are now looking to improve their record above the .500 mark. They escaped Mahindra, 82-81, last week to nail their third win of the conference....

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Meralco not keen on hiring new Asian import after Jamshidi exit: ‘It’s like going back from scratch’

August 18, 2016

Mohammad Jamshidi struggled in his stint with Meralco. PBA Media BureauMeralco Bolts coach Norman Black is having second thoughts about hiring a new Asian import after the team parted ways with Iranian swingman Mohammad Jamshidi.

The Bolts decided to let go of Jamshidi after failing to live up to expectations. In five games, he only averaged 5.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 16 minutes.

Jamshidi also struggled to shoot, making only 26 percent (nine of 35) of his field goals and never hitting a single triple (0 of 16) during his short PBA stint....

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Meralco whips import-less Blackwater

August 18, 2016

 Jared Dillinger scores 16 points off the bench for the Bolts. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA -- Meralco crushed a short-handed Blackwater side with a 105-90 win at the PBA Governors’ Cup on Wednesday at the Araneta Coliseum.

Allen Durham was unstoppable inside the paint, tallying 30 points and 16 rebounds, against the Elite, who had to do without injured players Eric Dawson and Poy Erram.

Jared Dillinger scored 16 points off the bench while Brian Faundo and Cliff Hodge added 10 markers each for the Bolts....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 5 3 0.625
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 11 6 0.647 4th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 1 10 0.091 12th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 6 7 0.462 7th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 8 8 0.500 4th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 7 6 0.538 6th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 3 6 0.333 9th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 6 6 0.500 7th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 5 10 0.333 9th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 7 7 0.500 3rd